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Coming up on News 7-
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Southside loses a Marine to the war in Iraq. We'll hear from one of his friends. Plus, nobody won a brawl on the NBA court this weekend. Now the major players may wind up in a different court. And peace and reflection are the name of the game in Thailand.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]

News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


A Marine from Henry County dies while serving in Iraq. Tonight, we hear from those who knew him well.
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[SOT 2:31:26]
[IN Q=He was just]

((SGT. KATHY PERDUE/U.S. MARINE CORPS: HE WAS JUST MOTIVATED. HE WAS VERY DEDICATED, HAD A LOT OF HEART, HAD A LOT OF PASSION FOR WHAT HE WANTED TO DO, WHAT HE BELIEVED IN.))
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[OUT Q=what he believe in]
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[M'Ville-Marine]


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He was motivated, enthusiastic, and always wanted to serve his country.
That's how those who knew him describe 22 year old Lance Corporal Demarkus Brown who was killed in Iraq on Friday. [***BROWN GRAPHIC IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin/BAM ;]


Justin McLeod is here now with details. Justin, do we know how he died?
Shannon, those details are not being released.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


We do know he died as a result of enemy action near Fallujah.
Tonight, his friends and family are not focusing on how he died, but rather on how he *lived*.
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[SOT 2:30:30]
[IN Q=He is always]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Kathy Perdue/U. S. Marine Corps; :22]
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[OUT Q=110% AT ALL TIMES]

((((COVER FIRST BITE WITH VIDEO OF THE MARINE)) ((SGT. KATHY PERDUE/U.S. MARINE CORPS: HE IS ALWAYS THE TYPE OF PERSON YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO BE AROUND. HE ALWAYS MADE YOU HAPPY. HE WAS A BROTHER. I LOST A BROTHER.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=I LOST A BROTHER]


Sgt. Kathy Perdue considers her recruits extended family.
Demarkus Brown was no different.
She met Demarkus when he joined the Marines more than a year ago.
They stayed in touch even after he left for Iraq back in June.
[SOT 2:31:14]
[IN Q=Two weeks ago]

((SGT. KATHY PERDUE: TWO WEEKS AGO WHEN I TALKED TO HIM HIS SPIRITS WERE VERY GREAT. HE WAS UP, HE WAS UPBEAT.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=HE WAS UPBEAT]


Especially about being in the military.
Demarkus apparently always wanted to be a Marine.
He joined the ROTC program at Laurel Park High School where he also excelled in wrestling and track. [2:32:29]
[IN Q=He was pretty]

((SGT. KATHY PERDUE: HE WAS PRETTY FAST, THAT'S WHY HIS NICKNAME WAS CHICKEN, YOU COULDN'T CATCH HIM.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=CATCH HIM]


Upon graduation in 1999, Demarkus worked for a couple of years before joining the service.
His friends and family say he planned on making a life out of the military.
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[IN Q=When you looked]

((SGT. KATHY PERDUE: WHEN YOU LOOKED AT HIM YOU KNEW HE WAS GOING PLACES. HE KNEW HE WAS GOING TO BE VERY SUCCESSFUL ON ANYTHING HE DID BECAUSE HE PUT THIS WHOLE HEART IN IT. HE HAD A LOT OF PASSION, AND HE PUT OUT 110% AT ALL TIMES.))
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[OUT Q=AT ALL TIMES]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


Funeral arrangements for Lance Corporal Brown are still being finalized but we know it will take place in Henry County.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin /BAM;]


Shannon, his family apparently heard the news about his death while on vacation in California.

[Veterans]


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The trauma of war can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder for some veterans.
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[VO-NAT]
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That's why the Salem V-A hospital is expanding its outpatient services to help those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
A major focus is on encouraging veterans to seek help.
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[SOT 19:13]
[IN Q=Don't wait 10 to 15 years.]

((DAN LONNQUIST/CLINICAL PYSCHOLOGIST; DON'T WAIT 10 TO 15, 20 YEARS AND GO THROUGH A NUMBER OF MARRIAGES AND JOBS, COME IN NOW AND IT'S EASIER TO DEAL WITH A PROBLEM THEN HOPEFULLY THEN IT WILL HAVE LESS OF AN IMPACT ON YOUR LIFE ))
[SUPER=01-Dan Lonnquist/Clinical Pyschologist;]
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[VO-NAT]


A recent study found that about 15 percent of veterans returning from Iraq suffered from depression or post-traumatic stress disorder.
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[SOT7:50]
[IN Q=Some of the symptoms]

((BOB COX/PTSD PROGRAM DIRECTOR; SOME OF THE SYMPTOMS THEY EXPERIENCE ARE SLEEP DISORDERS, NIGHTMARES, A LOT OF SAME SYMPTOMS AS DEPRESSION... SAD MOOD))
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[WIPE TO FS APRISA]
For more information on the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder program at the Salem VA call 540-982-2463.
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[Fishburn-Park]


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A Roanoke elementary school will be closed tomorrow.
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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FS]
Fishburn Park Elementary will be closed while a broken water line is repaired.
The school's expected to reopen Wednesday with a previously- scheduled two-hour early dismissal.
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[81-Ax]


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Two people are injured following an accident on Interstate 81 earlier this evening.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]

It happened near mile marker 183 in Rockbridge County.
State police say a car passed and then cut-off a tractor trailer. The truck then hit the car and both went into the median.
The car flipped three times.
Both drivers were taken to Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Lexington with non-life threatening injuries. Charges are pending against the driver of the car-- a 16 year old girl from Buchanan. One northbound lane could be closed for several more hours for cleanup.
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[Hite]


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Danville police are looking for an inmate who walked away from a work detail.
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[TAKE APRISA FS]
33-year old Jarrett Tyrone Hite was on a crew washing cars at the Danville City Farm.
Officers realized he was missing about 2:30 this afternoon.
Authorities found Hite's prison clothes nearby, but so far have not found him.
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[Giles-Search]


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The case of two missing people in Giles County is now believed to be a murder-suicide.
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[VO-NAT]

40-year-old Niklan Jones and 44-year-old Susan Daniels had been missing since Thursday,
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]

when authorities discovered Daniels' home burned to the ground. Jones' body was found Saturday near the home. An autopsy today revealed he died of self-inflicted knife wounds. Authorities say he also left a note.
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[SOT 8:28:21]
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[SUPER=01-Lt. William Lucas/Giles Co. Sheriff's Dept.;]
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[OUT Q=which is his wife]
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[VO-NAT]

Tests also show the remains authorities found in the rubbleThursday were human, not animal as first thought. Officials say it still could take weeks or even months before they can positively match the remains to Daniels.
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[Stevens]


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Police in Danville have arrested the mother of a two year old child who was abducted from his maternal grandmother last week.
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[TAKE APRISA FULL]
Authorities picked up 25 year old Sherri Latoya Stevens after she was released from the hospital.
She's been charged with the abuction of her son, A'Mario Stevens.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Last Week;]


Last Tuesday, police issued a national Amber Alert for A'Mario, after a woman picked him up from his paternal grandparent's house.
A few days later, he was returned safely to Sharon Dickerson.
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[WIPE TO APRISA]
The boy's father has also been charged with the adbuction.
Authorities are still searching for Lamarcus Childress.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Police say they now know the name of the woman who picked up A'Mario.
Her name is being withheld, pending further investigation.

[County-Courts]


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it's taken five years, and more than one million dollars to complete, but Roanoke County has created a new courthouse annex in a Salem landmark.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Portions of the building were constructed around the turn of the 20th century as a livery stable, and it was used most recently by Salem Office Supply.
Concerns about the structure delayed the renovations, but the work is now almost complete.
Soon the building will house offices of the Roanoke County Sheriffs Department and the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Services Unit.
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[Tease1]
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More Virginians voted in this month's election than ever before... but it was far from record-setting in some ways.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus the N-B-A throws the book at the players who threw punches Friday night. Local prosecutors may now get involed too.
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=...THE BIG 7"]
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((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - as the VMI Keydets hit the hardwood tonight against their neighbors from Southern Virginia. Former Hokie Terry Don Phillips weighs in on the bowl busting brawl. Blackstock earns Player of the week honors, and the UVa -Tech week hype begins. Right here on the Big 7.))
[Pacers-Pistons]

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The fall-out from a brawl during an NBA game this weekend keeps coming. One player's been suspended for the season. Now police in Oakland County Michigan are considering criminal charges against a fan. Elizabeth Sanchez has more.
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[IN Q=The chaotic scene has been...]
[SUPER=01-Doreen Olko/Auburn Hills, MI Police Chief; :12]
[SUPER=01-Todd Weglarz/Attorney; :31]
[SUPER=01-Bill Paulson/NBA Fan; :51]
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Sanchez/CBS News; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-David Stern/NBA Commissioner; 1:24]
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[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, NEW YORK]

((THE CHAOTIC SCENE HAS BEEN PLAYED OVER AND OVER AGAIN BUT AMID THE UNRULY CROWD POLICE ARE FOCUSED ON ONE FAN. CHIEF DOREEN OLKO/AUBURN HILLS PD; THE PERSON WHO THREW THE CHAIR. WE ARE ASKING THAT PERSON TO COME FORWARD SINCE IT'S ONLY A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE WE IDENTIFY YOU. POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR MORE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS FROM WITNESSES. FANS WHO CLAIM THEY WERE INJURED IN THE MELEE ARE TAKING THEIR OWN ACTION.... BY FILING CIVIL LAWSUITS.
SOT TODD WEGLARZ, ATTORNEY " THIS CASE AT LEAST FROM A LEGAL STANDPOINT IS NOTHING MORE THAN SHEAR BRUTAL ASSUALT AND B

ATTERY COMMITED UPON FANS." WHAT IS NOW BEING CALLED THE UGLIEST INCIDENT IN NBA HISTORY BEGAN WITH A HARD FOUL AND ENDED WITH AN ALL OUT BRAWL
SOT: BILL PAULSON/NBA FAN

RON ARTEST CAME INTO THE CROWD AND HE HAD MY FRIEND DOWN WITH HIS FIST UP SAYING "DID YOU THROW IT? DID YOU THROW IT?"
SANCHEZ ON-CAMERA BRIDGE: THE CENTRAL FIGURE IN FRIDAY'S MELEE, RON ARTEST, GREW UP IN THIS NEW YORK CITY HOUSING PROJECT. HIS TALENT TOOK HIM TO THE TOP...BUT HIS TROUBLES HAVE BEEN WELL DOCUMENTED DESPITE BEING NAMED TO THE NBA ALL-STAR TEAM FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR. ARTEST IS GONE FOR THE SEASON AND WILL FORFEIT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN SALARY. 8 OTHER PLAYERS HAVE ALSO BEEN SUSPENDED...BUT FALLOUT FROM THE FIGHT WILL BE FELT ACROSS THE LEAGUE.
SOT: NBA COMMISSIONER DAVID STERN

IT'S A HORRIBLE SCENE AND IT'S OUR OBLIGATION TO MAKE SURE IT'S NOT REPEATED. AND TO MAKE SURE THERE IS NO REPLAY...THE NBA WILL REVIEW SECURITY AT ALL IT'S VENUES. BUT IT MAY BE TOO LATE TO PROTECT THE LEAGUE FROM AN ONSLAUGHT OF LAWSUITS. ES, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))
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[SC-Clemson]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT :27]
[SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/Saturday;]

Brawling in college football this weekend cost two teams at shot at going to a bowl game. Officials with Clemson and the University of South Carolina say they will not accept bowl bids as punishment for players who fought toward the end of Saturday's game between the Tigers and Gamecocks. South Carolina athletic director Mike McGee says the decision will have a significant financial impact on the athletic department, but adds that the move had to be made.
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[Hunters-Shot]


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Yesterday's start to deer hunting season in Wisconsin turned deadly...when the hunters became the *hunted.*
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sawyer Co., WI;]
Police say thirty-six year old Chai Vang, from Minnesota got lost, wandered onto private land and climbed into an empt

y deer stand. Other hunters who had permission to be on the property asked Vang to leave. Police say Vang climbed down and opened fire on the group. The wounded hunters radioed for help, only to have the gunman target the would-be rescuers. Five people were killed. Three remain hospitalized tonight.
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[SOT 1:16 - 1:25]
[IN Q=You just don't]

((THERESA DREW-HESEBECK/SHOOTING SURVIVOR'S WIFE; YOU JUST DON'T HEAR ABOUT THIS KIND OF THINK HAPPENING IN RURAL RICE LAKE. SO IT'S A SHOCK, YEAH WE'RE ALL NUMB.))
[SUPER=01-Theresa Drew-Hesebeck/Shooting Survivor's Wife;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=we're all numb.]
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[VO-NAT]

Longtime hunters acknowledge territorial disputes sometimes lead to trouble, but never so much violence.
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[Peterson]


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Scott Peterson will have to wait at least another week before learning his fate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Redwood City, CA;]

A judge delayed the penalty phase of his trial today. So with a little more time to work with, Peterson's lawyers hope to make a human connection with the jury that will determine whether he lives or dies.
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[SOT :19 - :30]
[IN Q=Jurors didn't]

((JIM HAMMER/LEGAL ANALYST; NOT ONE JUROR LOOKED AT SCOTT PETERSON. SCOTT PETERSON STRAINED HIS NECK TO MAKE EYE CONTACT. THEY DIDN'T LOOK BACK. I MEAN IT FELT LIKE TODAY DEATH WAS IN THE HOUSE.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Hammer/Legal Analyst;]
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[OUT Q=in the house.]
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[VO-NAT]

That has defense attorney Mark Geragos worried enough to ask for a new jury and a change of venue. Judge Alfred Delucchi denied the initial request saying there's nowhere in California that hasn't been saturated with media coverage on the trial. Much may depend on the Peterrson's family and friends. Both sides are expected to testify when the penalty phase begins next Tuesday.
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[Election-Figures]


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3-point-2 million Virginians voted in the past election... more than ever before.
But compared to the number *registered* to vote, the turnout was hardly record-setting.
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[TAKE APRISA FULL]
The totals certified by the state board of elections today show this year's vote represented only slightly more than 71-percent of the registered electorate.
That barely tops the 68-and a half percent relative turnout four years ago.
The largest proportional turnout was 84-and a half percent in 1992.
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[Tease2]
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Still ahead, why Verizon wants to raise rates on rural Virginians.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus two months after a tornado nearly destroyed it, a Southside factory is back to business.
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[Commercial]

[Verizon]


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Should Verizon be allowed to raise phone rates in rural Virginia?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

That was the question before the State Corporation Commission today in Richmond. Verizon says it has offered phone service to rural Virginians at below- cost rates for the past ten years. Something the company says it can no longer afford in a market where its competing with cell phones, and instant messaging.
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[SOT 46:21]
[IN Q=What we're looking to do]

((HARRY MITCHELL/VERIZON SPOKESMAN: WHAT WE'RE LOOKING TO DO, ONCE AGAIN, IS TO BRING REGULATION MORE IN PLACE WITH THE MARKET SO THAT VERIZON WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROVIDER WHO CAN SERVE THE MOST RURAL AREAS OF THE STATE .... AND BRING GOOD SERVICE QUALITY TO THE MOST RURAL AREAS OF THE STATE.))
[SUPER=01-Harry Mitchell/Verizon Spokesman;]
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[OUT Q=areas of the state. 3RD REFERENCE]
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[VO-NAT]

Montgomery County resident Irene Leech calls a potential increase unfair in rural Virginia where competition is scarce.
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[SOT 1:09:48]
[IN Q=It's unusual if we have]

((IRENE LEECH/CONSUMER ADVOCATE: IT'S UNUSUAL IF WE HAVE ACCESS TO CABLE. I DON'T HAVE IT OUT WHERE I LIVE AND MANY OF US HAVE SATELLITE TO COVER THAT, BUT THERE'S NOT TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPTION OFFERED THROUGH SATELLITE AT THIS POINT.))

[SUPER=01-Irene Leech/Consumer Advocate;]
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[OUT Q=satellite at this point]
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[VO-NAT]

The hearing continues tomorrow and a decision is expected by the end of the year.
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[Lantern-Festival]


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It might not seem like the right time of year for hot-air balloons.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Chiang Mai, Thailand/Saturday;]

But, one city in Thailand let loose more than 4-thousand ballon lanterns this weekend. The Yee-Peng festival is unique to the country's second largest city of Chiang Mai. Residents take time to meditate, pray to Buddha and reflect on the year past.
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[S-Extra]


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College hoops, college football news and the start of the Tech-UVa hype. Plus, players of the week, the Hokies Jimmy Martin and UVa's Connor Hughes were honored today along with
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Saturday; :00]

Daryl Blackstock, who had a season-high six tackles, including four for a loss, in the 30-10 win at Georgia Tech. The junior also recorded a team-best three sacks, upping his career total to 27 to stand second in the ACC by a linebacker. It was his fourth multi-sack game of the season and third in a row.
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[go to scores]
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[SUPER=0100-/New England/24//Kansas City/13/3//;]
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[SUPER=0098-j/Wake Forest #1/99//Yale/72///j/Georgia Tech #3/60//Ill.-Chicago/59///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0098-j/Duke #9/74//Davidson/61///j/North Carolina/86//B.Y.U./50///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0098-/Southern Virginia/33/j/V.M.I./71////Ferrum/65/j/Roanoke/70//WOMEN/;]
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[oc=...last scores]
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[S-VMI]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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The VMI Keydets opened up their season tonight in Lexington against their neighbors from Buena Vista - Southern Virginia College.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Knights vs. Keydets; :00]

The VMI band was jacked up for this one tonight in Cameron Hall. The Keydets were hoping to have their way tonight as Sean Christensen makes the pass to Matt Murrer, and the sophomore from Richmond will hit the jumper from thre point land. The Knights would then drop in a bucket on the other end as Uchenna (ooh-chee-nuh) Faumuina (fah-UMU-EENA) -Eze (EZE) - who is from Hawaii catches in traffic and powers up two off the glass. David Tarwater would them drive down the lane and he will get the hoop and the harm for Southern Virginia. But VMI was too much for the Knights. Former
[super=33-Southern Virginia/33/V.M.I./71;]

Roanoke Catholic hoopster Tadas Mankevicius (MAN-CABBAGE) swishes it. VMI wins its opener 71 to 33.
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[S-Wake]


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In the ACC tonight, UVa freshman Sean Singletary was named the rookie of the week in the conference for his performance in wins over Robert Morris and Arizona. Also today, Wake Forest was voted number 1 in the new top 25 poll. It's the first time ever the Demon Deacons have been at the top.
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[SUPER=01-Skip Prosser/Wake Forest Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=....be down the road."]
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[S-Cocks]


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South Carolina head coach Lou Holtz retired today at the age of 67 during a morning news conference.
That should have been the big college football news to come out of the Palmetto State today - but by sunset it was a distant second.
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[SUPER=01-Lou Holtz/Retires as South Carolina Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=...TRIED TO DO THAT."]
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[ VO NAT CON'T]
[SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/Saturday;]

He just didn't want to be involved with this mess. Saturday's brawl between South Carolina and Clemson has prompted the Gamecocks and the Tigers to take themselves out of consideration for a bowl game. This afternoon administrators from both schools took this action saying it is appropriate punishment.
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[S-Punish]


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[IN Q=I'VE STRUGGLED...]
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[OUT Q=...TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR."]
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[S-Cavs]


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Tech and UVa hooks up for the 86th time this Saturday afternoon at one. The early line has the Hokies favored by 4 and a half points. Steve Mason begins a week's worth of hype from Charlottevsille.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Elton Brown/UVa Senior Offensive Lineman; :23]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Saturday; :34]
[SUPER=01-Xavier Adibi/VT Linebacker; :53]
[SUPER=01-Heath Miller/UVa Junior Tight End; 1:02]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/2002 UVa-Va. Tech Game; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/30-19 Record at UVa; 1:28]
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[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
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[CP-Films]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-46 TC11:05]
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[ENG#=1]

A Henry County tornado will likely cost one company five to ten-million dollars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./September]

That's the word from a company officials at CP Films. A tornado ripped through the area in September tearing off the roof, overturning cars and destroying buildings. But, two-months after the tornado, the roof is back on and interior repairs are almost finished.
[SUPER=04-Today]

Nearly 40-employees are still out of their offices and forced to share space, but company officials hope to have everyone in their rightful place by Christmas. (------------)